President Appreciates Efforts of Political Forces and NGOs in Wathba Project

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic and Chairman of the National Congress, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has praised the efforts of all the political forces and the civil society organizations in completing the first stage of the Wathba (renaissa…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic and Chairman of the National Congress, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has praised the efforts of all the political forces and the civil society organizations in completing the first stage of the Wathba (renaissance) project which was launched in January, 2014 for enhancing the public life and implementing the national dialogue with its political and societal sides in full patience and persistence that resulted in issuance of the National Document.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir Hopes Next Stage of Dialogue Will Witness Wise Political Practicing

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic and Chairman of the National Congress, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, hoped that the coming stage of dialogue will witness wise political practicing by both the government organs and a responsible opposition.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic and Chairman of the National Congress, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, hoped that the coming stage of dialogue will witness wise political practicing by both the government organs and a responsible opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

African Union Must Act to Stop Violence, Says Civil Society

[RFI] Civil society leaders from South Sudan travelled to Addis Ababa this week to meet with the new African Union chief and demand a more concerted effort to stop fighting in the world’s youngest nation. A specific high level summit on South Sudan is …

[RFI] Civil society leaders from South Sudan travelled to Addis Ababa this week to meet with the new African Union chief and demand a more concerted effort to stop fighting in the world's youngest nation. A specific high level summit on South Sudan is needed to find a political solution to end the civil war, according to Edmund Yakani, the Executive Director of the Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Ahead of Labour Day, Kenneth Argues for Separation of Nairobi Minimum Wage

[Capital FM] Nairobi -On the eve of Labour Day, aspiring Nairobi governor Peter Kenneth has made the case for Nairobi’s minimum wage to be higher than the rest of the country’s.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -On the eve of Labour Day, aspiring Nairobi governor Peter Kenneth has made the case for Nairobi's minimum wage to be higher than the rest of the country's.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is Central Bank Defending the Naira or Dollar?

[Vanguard] As I speak to you, our external reserves stand above $31bn and that provides us with enough fire power to be able to defend the Naira” Godwin Emefiele (CBN Governor, April 25, 2017). However, the question is: Is the CBN actually defending th…

[Vanguard] As I speak to you, our external reserves stand above $31bn and that provides us with enough fire power to be able to defend the Naira" Godwin Emefiele (CBN Governor, April 25, 2017). However, the question is: Is the CBN actually defending the Naira? This question is examined in the above title, which was first published in Punch and Vanguard Newspapers on January 12, 2015. Please read on:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Flying Must Be Made a Lot Safer

[Monitor] It was one of those hustle-free flights, where you don’t get the airline ground staff announcing “a delay” or an “overbooking” or one of those wacky things that gets your journey starting on the wrong footing.

[Monitor] It was one of those hustle-free flights, where you don't get the airline ground staff announcing "a delay" or an "overbooking" or one of those wacky things that gets your journey starting on the wrong footing.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mbadi Versus Caroli – Dispute Rages On

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement party chairman John Mbadi has dismissed claims that he snubbed summons by the party’s appeals tribunal that determined a case in which his win in the parliamentary primaries was disputed.

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement party chairman John Mbadi has dismissed claims that he snubbed summons by the party's appeals tribunal that determined a case in which his win in the parliamentary primaries was disputed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya